“Experienced, trusted and one of the top lawyers in the region.”
Pervez Akhtar is acknowledged as one of the region’s leading private equity lawyers and is an M&A specialist. Based in the firm's Dubai office, he receives excellent market feedback and is active across the wider MENA region.
Pervez Akhtar is an M&A specialist and has advised on many of the region's most high-profile private equity transactions. He receives superlative feedback from interviewees who describe him as ‘experienced, trusted and one of the top lawyers in the region.’ He has experience of matters in Egypt, Libya, Pakistan and Qatar, amongst other jurisdictions.
Pervez Akhtar … has extensive experience in the Egyptian market. He has assisted Abraaj Group with several acquisitions in the healthcare sector including a majority stake in the Cairo Medical Center.
Dubai-based Pervez Akhtar is frequently called upon as counsel by private equity houses and financing entities. He has experience of sovereign wealth funds and government investment vehicles.
Pervez Akhtar … applies his significant experience to a broad range of M&A mandates in Turkey. He notably advises financial institutions on multi-jurisdictional investments.
Pervez Akhtar … frequently advises overseas entities on investment into Pakistan. He was part of the team assisting HSBC Middle East with the disposal of its Pakistan banking business to Meezan Bank. He is praised for his strong technical ability and commitment to client service.
IFLR Middle East Awards 2015 and 2016: M&A Team of the Year
African Legal Awards 2015: M&A Team of the Year